Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Meeting Monday
Jul19

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Meeting Monday

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board meeting Monday at 6 p.m. in the Plaza Conference Room is expected to consider approving budgeted vital sign monitors for the third floor of the hospital. They will also consider non-budgeted computer access licenses for NextGen users for Memorial Clinic. CFO Donna Wallace will also report on June income and expenses. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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Plano Woman Killed in Accident
Jul19

Plano Woman Killed in Accident

A 45-year old Plano woman was killed in Hopkins County Thursday afternoon after she was thrown off of a motorcycle she was riding on after a blowout. Dead is Ianetta Maria Crafton. JP Ronny Glossup pronounced her dead at the scene. The driver of the motorcycle, 50-year old Jerrold Crafton was taken by EMS to Hopkins County Memorial Hospital where he is in stable condition. The accident occurred on I-30 near Cumby just before 4 p.m....

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Sulphur Springs Man Burned
Jul15

Sulphur Springs Man Burned

Listen to the Interview A Sulphur Springs man received serious burns as he tried to get a vehicle out of his burning garage in the 1300 block of Rockdale Road in Sulphur Springs Sunday night. Fire trucks from Sulphur Springs were assisted by County fire trucks. The identity of the victim has not yet been released. The man was flown by helicopter to the Parkland Hospital burns unit Sunday...

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‘My Portal’ Now Offered At Hopkins County Memorial Hospital
Jul09

‘My Portal’ Now Offered At Hopkins County Memorial Hospital

My Portal is a secure web portal offering free, convenient access to personalized medical information. Hopkins County Memorial Hospital now offers My Portal as a service designed to provide patients a centralized location for their health information including medication lists, online bill pay, and appointment reminders. Sherry Moore with Hopkins County Memorial Hospital says My Portal is not intended as a substitute for...

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H.C.M.H. Entering Phase Two Of Residency Program Planning
Jul02

H.C.M.H. Entering Phase Two Of Residency Program Planning

At their last meeting, the board of Hopkins County Memorial Hospital voted to go on to phase two planning for the hospital possibly getting involved in a Graduate Medical Education Program with UT Health North East in Tyler. CEO Michael McAndrew says the next major issues are approval of a contract between the two and then identifying a program director for the program. McAndrew says the residency program seems to be something the...

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Emergency Room to be More Expensive

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital will be paying out a lot more money in the future to keep Emergency Department service through Trinity Mother Francis. TMF recently asked for an annual increase of $250,000. Memorial Hospital CEO Michael McAndrew said the increase was due to higher ER doctor salaries due to increased ER competition. McAndrew said he sought quotes from two other sources. One was higher and the other was about the same...

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Phase II Detailed Implementation

Monday night the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board voted to move into phase II detailed implementation planning as they consider establishing a Graduate Medical Education Program at the hospital. The board is using a $150,000 state planning grant to evaluate getting into the program. The board is looking at collaborating with UT Health Northeast of Tyler. Under the rural track family medicine residency program, residents would...

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Graduate Medical Education Program at the Hospital

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board took one step closer to establishing a Graduate Medical Education Program at the hospital. Monday night the board approved going forward with phase II detailed implementation planning. The board action followed a presentation by its’ consultant ECG Management. The board received a $150,000 planning grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to evaluate the feasibility of getting...

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Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Monday Night

Swearing in of newly elected Board members and election of Board officers is on the agenda at a regular monthly meeting of the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Monday night at 6 p.m. in the Plaza Conference Room. CFO Donna Wallace will also report on May income and expenses. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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